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Chikankari class: Part 5

I am still slowly working on Anita’s chikankari class. Most of the remaining stitches are surface work, not shadow work. I’m really loving the design! It’s so gorgeous. Here are some photos of the details I’ve added since last update. … Continue reading

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Chikankari class: Part 4

Folks, I’m still alive, just terribly busy with my dissertation. Anyway! I have made some progress on Anita’s chikankari class and wanted to show you. Isn’t it pretty? I’m a little behind but I’m almost done with the outlining. I’m … Continue reading

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Chikankari class: Part 3

I am still embroidering away on Anita’s chikan work class, though I am falling a little behind since I’m busy with work. I’m very happy with how it is turning out.┬áThe fabric is very transparent. It looks ivory in the … Continue reading

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Chikankari class: Part 2

I made some progress with my chikan work over the weekend (from Anita‘s stitch-a-long class). I added some variegated thread in blue and yellow. Here is the back of the work – this is double back stitch so from the … Continue reading

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